You can not escape the printed pants trend. Every store has been stocked with all different lengths, cuts and styles of patterned bottoms. What makes this trend so widespread is its versatility; you can wear these pants throughout different seasons and for many occasions. The lightweight fabric of these pants are great for summer and a nice way to switch out your denim shorts.

If you’re nervous to stray from your basic bottoms, take some inspiration from this Fashionista. Ease your way into printed pants by starting with a less colorful pair. The blue and white paisley is fun without overwhelming her outfit. You might also want to start out with a pair of pants that has only one pattern. Rather than a tribal print that offers a lot of different patterns, the consistent paisley print on this Fashionista’s pants are more similar to basic, solid color.

In order to let your trendy pants have the spotlight pair them with other basics. This Fashionista’s chic black blouse is a great way to balance out the pattern in her pants. Use minimal accessories like this Fashionista to maximize the attention given to your bottoms.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: “Airy, printed pants are my favorite summer staple and a great way to show some personality in my style. They can easily be dressed down with a casual top or dressed up with a nice blouse as I did, to create a polished look perfect for work or a dinner out.”